sponge docks

Tarpon Springs, FL

11 Dec
Tarpon Springs Sponge Diver

Greek Town, USA. The Sponge Capital of the World.  Tarpon Springs is best known for the Sponge Docks. In the late 1800’s, early 1900’s Sponge Divers from Greece started moving to Tarpon Springs to join the budding Sponge Industry.  By 1905 over 500 Greek sponge divers were working in Tarpon Springs. This helped build a […]